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Old 09-02-2017, 01:36 PM   #1
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Shallow tank?

Hey everyone

just want your opinion on a shallow tank?
Thinking of getting 1 and making into a reef tank
I got limted space at home soThe tank will be custome made
thought I get some info about keeping reef in a shallow tank.
If seen some shallow tanks on YouTube and it looks amazing.

So any info about this would be great. 😊

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They work fine, but personally with the intensity that LEDs work at and their ability to penetrate water, there isn't any real reason for a shallow tank IMO.
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Would you say it's similar to a long tank
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Long tanks are shallower, correct. That isn't to said they aren't good tanks. I have a 20 long...but I turned it into a sump.
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Long tanks are shallower, correct. That isn't to said they aren't good tanks. I have a 20 long...but I turned it into a sump.
That's what I thought. But my lfs was asking me do I want a shallow tank or long tank :S

What do you think the tank size
60cm width
24cm height
18cm depth

Works out to be 7gallons
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I think anything under 20 gallons is a waste since you can't have any fish in anything that small.
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